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Jun 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Kevin K.

May 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC—Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC),Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), and Congressman George Holding (R-NC) introduced the Medicare IVIG Access Enhancement Act, which would provide much-needed assistance to Medicare patients suffering from Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) and Multifocal Motor Neuropathy (MMN).

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the 100th anniversary of the House passage of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote.

May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) statement on serving as commencement speaker May 11, 2019 for Saint Augustine University’s (SAU) graduating class of 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

May 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield announced that he is joining a new House Task Force on Rural Broadband chaired by House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, the third-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on being honored as one of the 2019 Champions of Science by The Science Coalition (TSC); nominated by North Carolina State University.

Apr 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), made the following statement on the announcement that Washington County Hospital of the Eastern District of North Carolina is set to reopen in the coming days:

Apr 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), this week introduced H.R.

Apr 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of Theaoseus T. Clayton Sr., attorney and husband of former Congresswoman of North Carolina’s 1st district, Eva Clayton: 
 

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In The News

Jan 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has been reappointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the congressman’s office announced Tuesday.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield presided over the House of Representatives on Tuesday, hours before President Donald Trump addressed the nation about the need for a border wall.

Jan 8, 2019 In The News

Just three days into the 116th Congress, an honor for First District Democratic Congressman G.K. Butterfield. He was selected to be Speaker Pro Tempore for the day, and managed debate on the house floor.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

Friday, January 4, 2019

The lead up to Thursday’s first day of the 116th Congress saw various senators and representatives pledging to accept no pay while federal employees remain furloughed.

North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District representative said his focus is on getting people back to work.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Congress is in day two of its new session, split along partisan lines and grappling with a partial government shutdown.

Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) takes on a new leadership role in the now democratically-controlled House of Representatives this year.

Jan 3, 2019 In The News

Industry players were lining up to welcome a full complement of FCC commissioners after the Senate voted to confirm FCC commissioner Brendan Carr to a new, five-year, term and to seat Democrat Geoffrey Starks.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Congressman G. K. Butterfield has been appointed by House Majority Whip-Elect James E. Clyburn to serve as Chief Deputy Whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCT) - A Congressman from the East is set to become the next Chief Deputy Whip.

Representative G.K. Butterfield has been tapped for the senior level leadership role for next years Congress.

Butterfield, representing North Carolina's 1st Congressional District, will become the first Democrat from North Carolina to serve in this role.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A recently re-elected congressman whose district includes Rocky Mount has been tapped for a leadership position.

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-1st District, will serve as chief deputy whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 17, 2018 In The News

EASTERN CAROLINA, NC (WITN) Long time North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be busy drumming up support for legislative priorities.

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